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Elizabeth R

The Lion's Cub

Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Classic historical drama series. A young Elizabeth lives in dangerous times, leading the Protestant rebellion against her Catholic half-sister Mary and challenging her claim to the throne. Show more


Glenda Jackson
William Cecil:
Ronald Hines
Catherine Parr:
Rosalie Crutchley
Kat Ashley:
Rachel Kempson
Stephen Gardiner:
Basil Dignam
John Hale

The New Avengers

Series 1

Episode 5: Cat Amongst the Pigeons

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

A dying man warns Steed that an ecologist called Rydercroft is going to be killed at midday. Rydercroft is on an air journey and there's a race to save him. Show more

Duration: 2 hours, 17 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Richard Attenborough's biopic recounting the eventful early life of Winston Churchill, including his time as a war correspondent in Africa. With Simon Ward and Anne Bancroft. Show more


Winston Churchill:
Simon Ward
Lord Randolph Churchill:
Robert Shaw
Lady Jennie Churchill:
Anne Bancroft
General Kitchener:
John Mills
Mr Welldon:
Jack Hawkins
George E Buckle:
Ian Holm
General Bindon Blood:
Patrick Magee
Captain Aylmer Haldane:
Edward Woodward
David Lloyd George:
Anthony Hopkins
Captain, 35th Sikhs:
Peter Cellier
Adjutant, 35th Sikhs:
Ronald Hines
Mrs Everest:
Pat Heywood
Lord Salisbury:
Laurence Naismith
Joseph Chamberlain:
Basil Dignam
Robert Hardy
Officer on Train:
James Cosmo
Party Chairman:
Norman Bird
Prince of Wales:
Reginald Marsh
Major Finn:
Thorley Walters
Pamela Plowden:
Jane Seymour
Captain Weaver:
Dinsdale Landen
Sikh Soldier:
Dino Shafeek
Carl Foreman

The Pallisers

Episode 21

Duration: 52 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Based on the six political novels by Anthony Trollope. The party at Gatherum is in full swing and Ferdinand Lopez has managed to secure an invitation. Show more


Glenorca M'Cluskie:
Susan Hampshire
Barrington Erle:
Moray Watson
Marie Finn:
Barbara Murray
Plantagenet Palliser:
Philip Latham
Dolly Longstaffe:
Donald Pickering
Duke of St Bungay:
Roger Livesey
Ferdinand Lopez:
Stuart Wilson
Emily Lopez:
Sheila Ruskin
Abel Wharton:
Brewster Mason
Sir Orlando Drought:
Basil Dignam
Anthony Andrews
Frank Tregear:
Jeremy Irons
Hugh David